Y’know … sometimes it takes a catastrophic event, a tragedy, to bring out the best in people. The devastating wildfires in California earlier this month seems to have brought out an awful lot of good in some people and it is those stories I’m bringing you today … those good people who gave of themselves to help others. None of these good people are millionaires with money to spare, they are all just people like you and me, working every day just to pay the bills. But they gave of whatever they had, be it food, information, love … they just gave. These are the real heroes …
The spirit of the team …
The Cougars is the name of the Paradise, California, Adventist school’s volleyball team. Sadly, as you might expect, they lost everything – equipment, uniforms, their school – in the wildfires that literally burned Paradise to the…
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I first became acquainted with NavyDad in 2012. His twitter handle is (@ILoveMyWife0007)
I became acquainted with his wife in 2013 after I opened an account on Twitter.
They are wonderful people, dedicated to advocating equal justice. I’ve known them to also help others. You might have seen his comments on this blog. They are appreciated supporters.
Through the years, a known cyber-harasser has doxed and mocked them. The harasser has posted their names, photo, address and telephone number on the internet.
The couple has 5 children, the youngest being 2 years old. The wife homeschools and NavyDad works full-time. They have a disabled son.
For months, they have looked for an affordable residence that will accommodate their family, including their disabled son. They finally found an apartment that will accomplish that, but need financial help to make the move. They are $3,000 short.
and their move-in date is December 1st. (Writer’s error) It’s a one-time financial need.
They have opened a GoFundMe account which you can access by clicking here. If you can help by donating, please do. No donation is too small.
Let’s send forth positive thoughts and for praying people, prayers for peace, healing and life.
In a tumultuous time when law enforcement finds itself under intense scrutiny, a police officer and his wife in North Bend, Oregon show the true meaning of the phrase “to serve and protect.”
Great job Officer Kinney! Also great job Chief Kappelman for giving recognition in a usually thankless job.
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This brought tears to my eyes. I bet when he became a detective that he had no clue that in the greater scheme of things, it was for a purpose other than detective work.
Jack Mook, a detective and boxing instructor in Pittsburgh, got curious when two of his students stopped showing up.
He went searching for them and found them at an abusive foster home. Then he took matters into his own hands. This is a classic tale of a by-the-books detective with a soft heart.
What a truly wonderful man! 🙂
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I don’t understand the language, but I do understand the actions. It brought tears to my eyes.
Since this re-blog consists only of the video, I’ve embedded it in the comments below.
For more ‘protect and serve’ related police kindness, please see;
- This Way, Ducks
- Wet and Limping Little Dog Needed Some Help
- Boy With Brain Tumor Got a Much Needed Boost From His Heroes
- Tulsa Police Department Dedicates Day To Fixing Local Kids’ Bikes
- Police Officer Wraps $100 Bill In Traffic Ticket
- “…Dying Boy’s Family Told Police he had always Wanted to be a Cop…”
- Two Policemen Go Shopping to Help a Crying Girl on First Day of School
- A Police Officer and a Suicidal Man
- Policeman Tying an Old Man’s Shoes
- One Kind Police Officer, One Mama Duck and Some Ducklings
- Water for Daisy